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Laos, VietJet Sign Air Transport Agreement, Creating Over 2,000 Jobs

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation and VietJet Airline have agreed to enhance air transportation between Laos and Vietnam, which is expected to create up to 2,500 new jobs in the aviation sector. The two sides signed an agreement on 11 July in Vientiane Capital, with VietJet set...

Vientiane Steps Up Efforts to Protect Phou Phanang Conservation Area

Vientiane authorities are intensifying efforts to re-designate the Phou Phanang National Conservation Area to...

Thailand Welcomes Lao Tourists on New Vientiane-Bangkok Train Service

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) welcomed...

Vientiane Sees Over 20 Percent Surge in Tourist Numbers in First Half of 2024

Vientiane Capital welcomed a total of 674,196 visitors in the first six months of...

Oudomxay Province Sees Tourism Boom in First Half of 2024

Oudomxay Province experienced a tourism boom in the first half of 2024, attracting over...

Laos Imposes Tougher Screening Procedures on Visitors from S Korea, China

Laos has toughened its screening procedures for foreigners who wish to enter the country after visiting South Korea and China, citing coronavirus concerns. All foreign...

Lao Travel Agents Told to Stop Tours to South Korea, Virus Outbreak Areas

Lao health authorities have told travel agents in the country to suspend package tours to areas where the new coronavirus has been reported, especially...

Lao Airlines to Stop Flights to South Korea over Coronavirus Concerns

Lao Airlines has decided to halt its flights to South Korea from March amid a massive cancellations from passengers over coronavirus concerns. It is unclear...

Vang Vieng Sees Less Visitors amid Drop in Chinese, Korean Tourists

One of Laos's most iconic tourist towns, Vang Vieng, has witnessed a decrease in the number of visitors in recent weeks amid concerns about...

Vietnam to Check Visitors from Laos for Coronavirus

Vietnam has announced that the country will carry out mandatory health checks on people entering Vietnam from Cambodia and Laos. Those who cross the border...

Vientiane Begins Construction of Expressway No. 1

The Lao capital of Vientiane has begun construction of Vientiane Expressway No. 1, a move that is expected to ease traffic congestion in the...